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Kevin Drum spots a great quote from Republican Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., who is concerned about Republican hypocrisy: “I hope we’re not going to a place where all of the sudden, because we’re in office, we don’t think the deficit matters anymore.” more
Was the 401(k) a tragic mistake? When you use one of those online calculators to estimate your expected income in retirement, it can sure seem so. more
The U.S. population keeps shifting to the West and South: as of July 1, 61.6 percent of Americans lived in those two regions, the Census Bureau reported this week. more
For a glimpse at how Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to immigrants may affect the meat industry in the United States - the world’s largest beef producer - look no further than across the northern border to Canada. more
Michael D. Ice is a professor of finance at the University of Rhode Island. Ice talks with Providence Business News periodically about capital markets and monetary policy, and today discusses federal rate increases and how they might impact the economy. more
Federal Reserve officials left interest rates unchanged while acknowledging rising confidence among consumers and businesses following Donald Trump’s election victory. more
She cried when she heard she’d soon be eligible for overtime. They weren’t tears of joy. more
Lowering the corporate tax rate appears to be all the rage. Donald Trump has promised a cut to 15 percent from 35 percent in the U.S., and British Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to make the U.K.'s corporate tax the lowest in the G-20, which would mean taking it lower than Trump intends to. more
Nobody is really sure what Donald Trump will want from the Federal Reserve during his presidency: Will he try to make it adopt the “hard money” views of many people in his party, or will he want it to err on the side of letting the economy run hot? more
Worried by the rise of populism in politics? Blame the central banks. more
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